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Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Release Date: 07/02/2019

Ask the D-Moms: Handling the Holidays With Type 1 Diabetes show art Ask the D-Moms: Handling the Holidays With Type 1 Diabetes

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

This week…. Ask the D-Moms, talking about the holidays. Thanksgiving is just around the corner and it can be stressful, not just because of well meaning family but for many people who are facing their first thanksgiving with type 1: Find out more about Stacey's new book! Moira McCarthy and I will answer your questions about food, drinks and what to say to people who after a lot of time still may not get it. Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group! TMSG – a policy change means people with type 1 can become commercial pilots and a bit about world diabetes day. This podcast is not...

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Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Recently, the FDA approved the very first stable liquid glucagon, brand name GVOKE, and as it’s showing up in pharmacies and becoming more available, we wanted to learn more about it. After all these years.. it’s amazing how we suddenly have two new options on the market. The orange or red box glucagon most of us have held onto since diagnosis was approved back in 1961! Check out Stacey's book: The World's Worst Diabetes Mom This is the second FDA approval for a next-gen improved glucagon, in 2019,  following the recent FDA Approval of Lilly’s nasal glucagon, Baqsimi. The company...

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Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

With Veteran's Day later this month.. we’re talking about T1D in the military. Yes, you can serve with type 1 diabetes, but there’s a catch. You have to be diagnosed while you’re already enlisted. That’s what happened to Sergeant Major Mark Thompson. Buy Stacey's new book, "The World's Worst Diabetes Mom" Mark shares his story and has advice for young people with diabetes who want to enlist and find that they aren’t allowed. Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group! In Tell Me Something Good, a study at Ft Bragg that is changing the military’s perception of type 1 diabetes.....

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Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

This week, a deep dive into mental health and diabetes. We talk about burnout, depression and feeling like a burden to others. Allison Nimlos was diagnosed with type 1 at age 8. She is a licensed therapist – in fact her social media handle is The Diabetic Therapist and she's a CDE in training. The World's Worst Diabetes Mom is out! Buy Stacey's Book! Allison talks about the mental toll diabetes can take – something she knows about first hand. This is one of our Extra interviews.. so there will be a longer bonus episode. and it will be available as a transcript. Join the Diabetes...

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Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

This week, a deep dive into mental health and diabetes. We talk about burnout, depression and feeling like a burden to others. Allison Nimlos was diagnosed with type 1 at age 8. She is a licensed therapist – in fact her social media handle is The Diabetic Therapist and she's a CDE in training. The World's Worst Diabetes Mom is out! Buy Stacey's Book! Allison talks about the mental toll diabetes can take – something she knows about first hand. This is one of our Extra interviews.. so there will be a longer bonus episode. and it will be available as a transcript. Join the Diabetes...

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Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

This week.. a frank discussion about the type 1 diabetes community and inclusion. About race and diversity. Actress and model Anita Nicole Brown says people of color are being left behind Buy Stacey's Book: "The World's Worst Diabetes Mom" We talk about how to get more voices in the community.. and better representation at conferences and in leadership. We also talk about working on sets and getting booked for acting jobs with type 1. Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group! In Tell Me Something Good.. a bunch of ride and walk milestones to share. One of our TMSG mentions is Dennis who's...

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JDRF & Beyond Type 1 CEOs Explain Their New Alliance  (Bonus Episode) show art JDRF & Beyond Type 1 CEOs Explain Their New Alliance (Bonus Episode)

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

What happens when two huge diabetes organizations decide to work together? We're all about to find out. Stacey talks to the CEOs of JDRF & Beyond Type 1 about their newly announced "alliance." Buy Stacey's Book - "The World's Worst Diabetes Mom" JDRF's Aaron Kowalski and Beyond Type 1's Thom Scher join Stacey for a talk about why these groups came together and what that means for the diabetes community. Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group! More info about the announcement here Sign up for our newsletter here ----- Use this link to get one free download and one free month of...

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"Everyone is an Athlete" - Erik Douds Talks T1D, Motivation & Extreme Sports

Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Erik Douds has big plans for the next few weeks. First, a 100 mile bike ride through Death Valley next week and then the New York City Marathon. Douds says these events take on a new - unexpected layer when you have type 1: it becomes about community. Buy the Book! The World's Worst Diabetes Mom is on sale now! Erik is partnering with Scott Johnson on the JDRF Death Valley Ride, we'll talk about how the popular community leader got involved. Donate to Erik & Scott's JDRF Ride Plus.. tell me something good! Scholarships and new blogs! Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group! This...

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Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

Halloween doesn't have to be scary for children with type 1 diabetes or their parents. Moira McCarthy & Stacey are back with Ask the DMoms. They answer your questions about all those bags of candy, lows while kids run around the neighborhood, pumps and d-tech under costumes and much more. Order Stacey's new book - The World's Worst Diabetes Mom In Tell Me Something Good: A good beat and a follow-up that lets us say yes to the question.. is there a doctor in the house? Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group! Listen to our previous episode with Kelly Kunik dignosed as a child on...

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Diabetes Connections with Stacey Simms Type 1 Diabetes

One Drop made a name for itself with a beautiful design; this summer it became the only diabetes devices in Apple stores. But founder Jeff Dachis says that the mission goes far beyond looking good. Join the Diabetes Connections Facebook Group! Jeff explains all that One Drop does and shares his frightening diagnosis story. We also talk about his past as an early internet innovator. Order Stacey's Book - The World's Worst Diabetes Mom: Real Life Stories of Parenting a Child with Type 1 Diabetes ----- 00:00 What's on this week? Stacey welcome: Stacey mentions that two episodes ago she profiled...

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Diagnosed with T1D in her 20s, Rachel Price admits she was in denial at first, insisting to her doctors there was nothing wrong. Now, she’s an advocate who stays positive but realistic. Rachel has three children and started a business called DiaBeTees selling t-shirts and other products with fun diabetes sayings and catchy slogans. 

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In our Community Connection this week, Dan Haddin is off for Teach for America, but not before creating some fantastic diabetes song parodies. Stacey plays his latest - a funny appeal to Nick Jonas.

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And in Tell Me Something Good, a day camp milestone and a hiker sets out to make his mark.

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00:00 Tease/Open: What's this week's show about?

1:50 Welcome: Stacey talks about JDRF Children's Congress coming up and talks about CWD Friends for Life later in July as well as her family's plans for the rest of the summer.

5:45 Stacey's interview with Rachel Price

32:40 Community Connection: Hear Dan Haddin's T1D Sucker Parody

36:45 TMSG: Inspired by Isabella: Isa goes to gymnastics day camp, Mike Joyce will hike the Appalachian Trail and Cami is excited (and worried) about her son heading off to college. 

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41:30 Stacey talks about the presentations she's doing at Friends for Life later this month and hints at something new coming up outside the podcast... stay tuned!

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